Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Security
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 108 65
Rank change year-on-year +16 -43 +36
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.90% 0.79% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 6.93% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 18
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.48% -7.58%
10th Percentile £300 £393 £103
90th Percentile £473 £439 £620
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £453 £405 £356
% change year-on-year +11.73% +13.68% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 186 202 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.01% 11.43% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 109 131
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £182 £220
90th Percentile £490 £537 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.85 £19.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +46.15% -18.75%
10th Percentile £12.69 £17.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.07 £60.00 £21.43
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -23.08% +34.48% -9.38%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) NX-OS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) Network Management
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (16.67%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Aruba
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Telepresence
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) BGP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) NX-OS
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) IPsec
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Telepresence
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth2
2 1 (8.33%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Check Point GAiA
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) Network Management
1 2 (16.67%) Security Management
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Tech Ops
2 1 (8.33%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Blue Coat
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Aruba
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Mitel
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp